Tompkins County
New York


Authorization of Funding for a Partnership with United Way of Tompkins County to Provide Online Grant Management Services to the Tompkins County Tourism Program


Department:Strategic Tourism Planning BoardSponsors:


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Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, Tompkins County has several tourism grant programs using funds drawn entirely from room occupancy tax, and


              WHEREAS, Tompkins County desires to optimize its capacity for evaluation of its tourism grant programs while also streamlining tourism grant management functions, and


              WHEREAS, the Strategic Tourism Planning Board and Department of Planning and Sustainability have reviewed a scope of services for online grant management services from the United Way of Tompkins County for recommendation to the Tompkins County Legislature through the appropriate Legislative Committee, and


WHEREAS, funding exists within tourism grant program budgets to support this partnership, now therefore be it


              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Budget, Capital, and Personnel Committee, That $2,000 be authorized in 2017 to contract with the United Way of Tompkins County to provide online grant management services, with these funds to be drawn from participating room-tax-funded grant programs, and


              RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or designee be and hereby is authorized to sign any documents related to the aforementioned projects.



Meeting History

Nov 14, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting

Mr. Knipe explained where funding will come from and the process. This partnership started three years ago and it has been a great partnership. Although there are other software products available, the United Way has been a very responsive partner and provides staff assistance as needed.

MOVER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Michael Sigler, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
Nov 21, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
MOVER:Rich John, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Member
AYES:Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Martha Robertson, Glenn Morey, Michael Sigler
EXCUSED:Shawna Black, Will Burbank, David McKenna